What Does The Bible Say About Heaven?

Date: November 17, 2019

Cached Video:

Theme: What Does The Bible Say About Heaven?

– ( Pastor David Schierenbeck )

John 14:2

In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?1

Footnotes

[1] 14:2 Or In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you

(ESV)

‘WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT HEAVEN?
(True Or False — If False, Please Correct; Bible passages to support your answer?)
1. ___ Heaven is a real place (John 14:2; Acts 1:11; Revelation 21:2)
2. ___ Man by nature does not know there is a hereafter. (Romans 1:32; Acts 17:31)
3. ___ Heaven was created shortly before God created the world. (Psalm 90:2; Is 57:15)
4. ___ When God speaks of heaven as “up”,it means beyond our universe. Ac 1:11;Eph 4:10
5. ___ Only those sinners who, through faith in Christ as their Savior have been forgiven and made holy, will enter heaven. (Romans 6:23; John 3:16; Acts 4:12; 16:31)
6. ___ If you die tonight, you can be sure you’re going to heaven. (Mk 16:16; Rev 14:13)
7. ____ At death, our bodies return to dust — to be raised and reunited with our souls on Judgment Day. (Ecclesiastes 12:7; Job 19: 25-26; 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17)
8. ___ Cremation is in conflict with Scripture. (Cf #7; Galatians 5:13; 1 Corinthians 10:31)
9. ___ Christ will one day return & rule in glory on earth for 1000 years. (Mt 24-25; Jn 8:36)
10.___ Wherever God lives in His full glory, that is heaven. (Psalm 8:1; Revelation 21:1)
11.____ Many believers have returned from heaven to describe it. (1 Cor 2:9; Hebrews 9:27)
12.___ The Resurrection & Ascension of Christ prove there is a heaven. (1 Cor 15; Acts 1)
13.___ Our primary activity in heaven will be praising & glorifying God. (Rev 5:9f & 19:5f)
14. ___ We will praise God in heaven only by sitting around the throne in while robes and singing hymns. (1 Corinthians 10:31; Psalms 145-150) “1
15.____ There will be no physical joys or pleasures in Paradise. (Rom 8:21-23; 1 Cor 15:51)
16. -__ Sin and all its consequences in our lives & world-all gone in heaven.1 Pt 1:4;Rev 21:4
17.___ In heaven we will perfectly understand everything about God and His providence in our lives, (1 Corinthians 13:12; | John 3:2; Revelation 4:6a)
18.__ Physically, our heavenly bodies will be at the same age we died, yet all images of
The glorified body of Jesus. (Philippians 3:21; 1 Corinthians 15:49,54)
19.__ Since animals do not have souls, there will be none in heaven. (Romans 8:21)
20. __ Heavenly relationships, including marriage, will be identical to our earthly ones.
. (Matthew 22:30; Revelation 21:3)
21.____ You will recognize your believing loved ones & the Bible heroes of faith. (Mt 17:4)
22.___ Those whose souls are now in heaven are aware of earthly happenings. (Isaiah 63:16)
23.___ In heaven we will be like Adam and Eve before the Fall, sinless but having a free will to choose right or wrong. (Matthew 18:10; 1 Peter 1:4) :
24.____ There are degrees of glory in heaven but not degrees of joy. Dan 12:3;1 Cor 15:41-42
25. ___ Joy in God’s heavenly presence will exceed life’s happiest times.(Ps16:11; Phil 1:23)
26.___ God tells us about heaven to comfort & encourage us in the Christian faith until death and to share our eternal hope with other. (1 Thess 4:16-17; 2 Cor 1:3-4)